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Multimedia Design & Animation BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Oaklands College

Course description

You will study a total of 18 units over two years which is the equivalent to 3 A levels. This course is designed to take you through the creative processes of Graphic Design, Animation and Audio Visual Media. The course will then develop into an area of your choice in digital media. Using industry related software for 3D Animation, Web Design, Video and Graphic Design on Apple Macs, you will explore your creative side in exciting and dynamic ways to produce high standard projects. This can lead to a varied career in Game Design, Video Production, Animation or Graphics.

Course content

Interactive media is a Level 3 course which provides you with a qualification equivalent to three A Levels. Many students continue onto further studies at university and work in the 2D and 3D animation, games design, concept art for games design, and multimedia. Some students given the wide variety of skills have gained places in graphics, illustration and photography

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs grades A to C including Art or Graphics and preferably Maths and English or a BTEC First Diploma in Art and Design. An enthusiasm for drawing is essential and experience of computer graphic software is an advantage.

Five GCSEs grades A to C including Art or Graphics and preferably Maths and English or a BTEC First Diploma in Art and Design. An enthusiasm for drawing is essential and experience of computer graphic software is an advantage.

Assessment

There are no written exams on this course. Formative assessments are carried out on a continuous basis internally by your tutors and you will be given personalised targets to support you in achieving your potential. At the end of each unit, you will be awarded either a pass, merit or distinction.

Financial information

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

Future opportunities

This course has a high success rate, with many students entering Higher Education. Most students have gone on to complete a Foundation or Degree Level course in, 2D and 3D animation, games design, multimedia, concept art for games design and 3D modelling. A few students have chosen to go directly into the creative computer design industry on completion of the course. Whatever you want to do with your qualification, we can help you put it into practice.

Further information

All learners at Oaklands College take part in an initial assessment for Maths and English, to help us ensure that everyone reaches their full potential and has the appropriate supporting skills to enable access to University or relevant employment. In year one you will study an additionality award that may include Graphics, Print and Photography and in year two City and Guilds L2 Life drawing.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Oaklands College directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016
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